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    Where should you be 25-28 April?

      By Nick Barringer   At the 2016 NSCA Tactical Strength and Conditioning Annual Training in San Diego, California. Tyler Christiansen and the NSCA are bringing the best minds in the...

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    Want to be a Published Writer?

      By Kelly Crigger Did you do something funny, hair-raising, or just plain dumb in combat but lived to tell about it? Call in a fire mission on the moon? Used...

  • Daniel "Doc" Jacobs practices for a softball tournament at Naval Station Mayport, Fla., Friday, April 12, 2013. Jacobs, an Iraq war veteran who lost part of his left leg in an explosion, tried out for the Los Angeles Dodgers recently and has said he wants to show the public that injured veterans are capable of many things and are not just statistics. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Lauren Jorgensen)

    Wounded Warrior Project and the Local Discussion No One is Having

      By Lana Duffy Some were shocked by the recent articles on the spending and culture at Wounded Warrior Project. CBS, The New York Times, and several others released investigative pieces...

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    Let Those Cowards Come

      By Tim Kennedy “We have credible intel suggesting that ISIS wants to kill you, Mr. Kennedy.” This is what the FBI told me last week. I don’t think they were...

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    Paris, ISIS, and Righteous Violence

      By Kevin Wilson On Friday, 129 people lost their lives in a series of terror attacks in France. It’s unknown right now what the final number will come out to,...

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    Time to Welcome a New Era of Rangers

      By Nick Palmisciano Before I arrived at West Point at the age of 17, I had a very clear image of what a cadet was supposed to be.  I pictured...

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    The Pope is a___________

        By J.E. McCollough The pope has just declared that anyone who produces weapons or invests in weapon manufacturing companies can’t call themselves Christians. He also managed to tie in...

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    22 Veterans and 1 Robin Williams

      By Kerry Patton The moment news broke about the passing of Robin Williams, my heart dropped. The guy was a legend in the entertainment industry and a die-hard fan of...

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    Hero of the Week – Operation: Ranger Up – People Who We Love

    As promised, here is a list of all of the fine people who donated to Operation Ranger Up.  If you feel you were inadvertently left off this list, email me at...

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    Operation Ranger Up – Application Guidelines

      The following items are what you’ll need to apply to the Ranger Up Veteran Entrepreneur program. 1.       Cover Letter Please include your contact information, an introduction, biography, so we know...

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    War Footing

      By J.E. McCollough “If we (the United States) minded our own business we would live in a far less dangerous world.” — Former Representative Ron Paul “America must move off...

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    Douchebag Democracy

      By RU Twisted Ahh, election season is upon us, once again. Yes, I realize that it’s only March, but the campaigns are already kicking off all across the country as...

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    Hero of the Week: Master Sergeant Joshua Gavulic

      By Havoc 13 I never met Josh “Gav” Gavulic, but by all accounts he was an all-around genuinely good person. People who knew him well describe a dedicated father and...

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    We’re Better Than This

      By Nick Palmisciano We need to stop being fucking assholes. I have a massive amount of pride about the time I spent in the military.  I have an even greater appreciation...

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    2013 Media and Why We “Ducked” the Story

      By RU Twisted This last year has served as further proof that most of what passes for news in this country is nothing but a marketing campaign. It seems quite...

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    Forsworn

      By Peter Nealen “Forsworn.” You don’t hear that word much anymore.  It’s an old word, from before the 12th Century.  It means “to be guilty of perjury.”  In context, it...

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